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Making a difference: Another story from the gaming floor

Guest post by Darren Groth. Recently, I posted several brief accounts garnered from the gaming floors of British Columbia. These stories, provided by frontline staff – including BC’s own GameSense Advisors (GSAs) – shed some light on the positive difference-making … Continue reading

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Chance Meeting: An Interview with GameSense Video Star, Gus the Prospector

For those who may be a bit out of touch with the social media scene, a trending new responsible gambling video put together by BCLC’s GameSense team is taking the world by storm.  But while the educational clip has made … Continue reading

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What does your gambling cost? New RGC app helps you find out

With the announcement this morning of Apple’s new iPhone 5, let’s look at a new responsible gambling initiative that can take advantage of both the Apple and other existing smartphone platforms. The Responsible Gambling Council (RGC) just last week launched a … Continue reading

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What do slot machine players need to know to make good gambling decisions?

Over the past three years Canadian gaming jurisdictions have been working together like never before to advance practices associated with responsible gambling.  One project BCLC is currently leading is a good demonstration of how this collaboration has the potential to … Continue reading

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Can past draws be used to predict winning lottery outcomes?

Earlier this week I found myself watching a couple of YouTube videos produced by Alberta resident Jeffery Hinchey, who calls himself “Mr. Lottometrics.”  Mr. Hinchey says he has spent the past 18 years thinking about systematic approaches to improve the … Continue reading

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